How grassroots social media are extending the GOP race

But amid the various factors, there’s one change that hasn’t gotten enough notice: the increasing importance of lateral social networking on the part of grass-roots conservatives. And this isn’t just a Ron Paul story; much bigger chunks of the …Find out more from CNN International



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Public Sentiment on Social Media in Super Tuesday States Highest for Romney

Looking forward a week before the big day, the sentiment on social media predicts a strong Romney showing, despite a rise in conversation surrounding Santorum in the last few weeks. On Twitter, the former Pennsylvania senator, Rick Santorum, …Find out more from Huffington Post (blog)

Social media dominates talks

By REGINA LEE KUALA LUMPUR: The rise of the social media dominated discussions in the Asean + 3 Ministers Responsible for Information (AMRI) conference. Information ministers from South-east Asia, together with dialogue partners from China, …Find out more from Malaysia Star

Social Media Expert James Andrews Shares Predictions for Social Media in 2012

Social Media Commentator James Andrews reveals why social media – and the Dewar’s Hub – are so important to the TED Conference. He also gives his predictions on what 2012 will bring for social media and whether the rise of new social networks such as …Find out more from San Francisco Chronicle (press release)

Leveraging Social Media

by Krish Krishnan Social media has captured business owners’ attention from across the world and it is now fanned by the giant wave or tsunami called big data. While Facebook, Twitter or any forum or blog can give you platforms where communities of …Find out more from B-EYE-Network

CUP: Penske Thinks Keselowski Is Social-Media Savvy

“I think that social media is here to stay. All of our businesses are involved in Twitter,” Penske said. “Brad is a creative young guy. I take my hat off to him and I think the … followers he picked up liked it and, to me, our sponsors were excited …Find out more from SPEEDtv.com

Social Network Equals6 Surpasses 10000 Members Milestone, Strong Growth Continues

Membership at Equals6.com, the professional social network for students, up 75% so far in 2012. Halifax, NS, Canada (PRWEB) March 01, 2012 Equals6, the professional social network for students, has seen its membership grow dramatically, …Find out more from San Francisco Chronicle (press release)

Social Media Awards: The 2012 SoMe Awards Accepting Nominations

PORTLAND, Ore., Mar 01, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Expanding the search nationwide, the 4th annual Social Media Awards or ‘SoMe’ awards presented by Social Media Club Portland, SEMpdx, ThoroughlyModernMarketing.com, the Software Association of Oregon and …Find out more from MarketWatch (press release)

Ex-Sun CEO McNealy dives into social media with old friends

By Gerry Shih | SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Wayin, the new social media venture backed by Sun Microsystems founder Scott McNealy, announced it has raised $14 million in Series B funding from US Venture Partners. If there’s an element of déjà vu to the …Find out more from Reuters

Social Media Agency Maximize Social Media LLC Announces Business Solutions for …

Maximize Social Media LLC announces a new initiative entitled “30 Days to Success with Facebook Timeline.” The new Facebook Timeline changes are sweeping and every business will need to respond. Maximize Social Media’s new program will allow business …Find out more from PR Web (press release)

Blog posts about Social Media

BumeBox Threw eBay A Social Media Party And 14M People Saw It …

Anthony Ha is a writer at TechCrunch, where he covers media, advertising, and startups. Previously, he was a staff technology writer at Adweek, worked as a senior editor at the tech blog VentureBeat, and was also a reporter at the Hollister …More By Anthony Ha

Small Businesses: Are You Getting Social Media Wrong …

These days the number of small businesses on Facebook, Twitter and other social sites is higher than ever, but recent surveys have shown that they might be getting social media wrong! A new infographic from Intuit explores ‘How Small …More By Megan O’Neill

Social Media Is Free, But Comes with a Price | Michael Hyatt

While it’s true we don’t need a credit card or PayPal account to use Facebook or Twitter, there is still a cost to social media. We pay daily with our time.More By JasonStambaugh

Social Media is a Mandate from Your Customers [CONVO] | Social …

Alex Schott of Entergy, an integrated energy company, knows the importance of serving customers where they are.During inclement weather that can — and does — lead to power outages, the company’s customers are on Twitter and other …More By neilglassman

Government Increasingly Eyeing Dissent on Social Media …

Aaron Cynic writes at Diatribe Media: A subpoena by the New York City District Attorney’s office to Twitter should raise alarm bells for anyone who.More By aaroncynic